International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association will hold its annual meeting with the Corps of Engineers and S.A.M.E. Louisiana Post on November 15 and 16 2007 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel on Iberville Street in New Orleans.

The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry including regulatory resource agencies contracting and manufacturing will attend to discuss dredging economics benefits technologies and other relevant issues.

The meeting will begin with registration at 5 p.m. on Thursday November 15 and run through 4:30 p.m. on Friday November 16.

Contact K.C. Clark chapter president at 504-862-1935 Michelle Daigle at 504-862-2731 to register for the meeting or download a registration form from the WEDA web site: Click on Gulf Chapter. A registration desk will be available throughout the meeting. Clark requests that members register early so the planners can get an accurate number for food and seating.

Hotel accommodations for the meeting are at the Iberville Suites with internal access to the Ritz-Carlton meeting space. Special room rate is $131 per night and members should mention the Western Dredging Association when making reservations. Contact the hotel at 1-866-229-4351 or on line at The hotel is at 901 Iberville Street New Orleans Louisiana 70112.